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  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein's drought relief bill needs closer scrutiny

    No one is more adept at turning crises into opportunities than representatives of special interests in Washington. And there are few better opportunities-in-disguise than the California drought. Addressing the drought is complicated, technical and...
  • Tips: How to Make the Holiday Season Easy on the Environment

    As fall turns into winter, askHRgreen.org turns its thoughts to hearth, home and how to make the approaching holiday season easy on the environment. Here are some helpful reminders to sustain you from Thanksgiving through the New Year and beyond. Make a...
  • Carol D. Lockwood, opera singer

    Carol D. Lockwood, opera singer
    Carol D. Lockwood, an opera singer who performed for years with the Baltimore Civic Opera Company, died Nov. 28 at the Golden Living Nursing Home in Frederick from complications of Alzheimer's disease. She was 86. The daughter of Herbert L. Judge, a...
  • Will aldermen revive this ethanol ruse?

    Will aldermen revive this ethanol ruse?
    Last summer the Chicago City Council briefly considered an ordinance that would require gas stations in the city to sell a blend of fuel called E15, which has the potential to damage your car engine. An E15 mandate is a patently bad idea. Changing pumps...
  • EPA moves to toughen smog limits

    EPA moves to toughen smog limits
    The Obama administration announced Wednesday a long-anticipated move to tighten limits on smog-forming pollution, declaring that despite improvements in air quality in Maryland and nationwide, millions of vulnerable adults and children risk illness and...
  • Gansler eyes lawsuit over well contamination

    Gansler eyes lawsuit over well contamination
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, encouraged by whopping awards and settlements in other states, could join what one analyst calls a "nationwide cascade" of litigation against the oil industry for its use years ago of a gasoline additive...
  • EPA's proposed ozone limit faces political, cost hurdles

    EPA's proposed ozone limit faces political, cost hurdles
    The Obama administration's long-awaited announcement Wednesday that it wants to toughen limits on smog-forming ozone immediately generated questions about whether the plan can survive the current political climate and how much its cost will factor in...
  • Kentucky, fearing impact of carbon power rule, urges EPA to rethink proposal

    WASHINGTON Officials with the state of Kentucky say the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency needs to rethink a carbon-pollution rule that could have the "most significant and far-reaching impact to environmental and energy policy that we have seen in...
  • Artificial turf debate: Is it safe for children?

    Artificial turf debate: Is it safe for children?
    On weekday evenings and weekend afternoons each fall, hundreds of high school athletes can be seen kicking up dust, dragging opponents to the ground and otherwise rolling around on athletic fields across the Lehigh Valley. In many of those stadiums...
  • Gov.-elect Tom Wolf heading to White House for meeting with Obama

    Gov.-elect Tom Wolf heading to White House for meeting with Obama
    — As Gov.-elect Tom Wolf builds his team in Harrisburg, he's also got his eye on building relationships in that other capital city. He was among a small group of incoming governors who spent Friday at the White House, meeting with President...
  • Crow Nation joins states fighting EPA carbon emission reduction rules

    The leader of the Crow Nation in Montana joined 17 state attorneys general Friday in challenging the Obama administration's effort to reduce carbon emissions from power plants by 30%, saying it would cripple the tribe's already fragile economy. Crow...